Re: [PATCH] dma: ipu: ipu_idmac: Fix section mismatch

From: Fabio Estevam
Date: Wed Mar 20 2013 - 01:17:29 EST

Hi Vinod,

On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM, Maxin B. John <maxin.john@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 1:53 AM, Fabio Estevam <festevam@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From: Fabio Estevam <fabio.estevam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Since commit 84c1e63c12 (dma: Remove erroneous __exit and __exit_p() references)
>> the following section mismatch happens:
>> WARNING: drivers/built-in.o(.text+0x20f94): Section mismatch in reference from the function ipu_remove() to the function .exit.text:ipu_idmac_exit()
>> The function ipu_remove() references a function in an exit section.
>> Often the function ipu_idmac_exit() has valid usage outside the exit section
>> and the fix is to remove the __exit annotation of ipu_idmac_exit.
>> Remove the '__exit' annotation from ipu_idmac_exit in order to fix it.
> Good catch...
> Acked-by: Maxin B. John <maxin.john@xxxxxxxx>

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